Mary has requested that the daily message be given each day to the world. It is read nightly at the prayer service from her Image Building in Clearwater, Florida, U.S.A. This is according to her request. All attempts will be made to publish this daily message to the world at 11 p.m. Eastern time, U.S.A.


We acknowledge that the final authority regarding these messages rests with the Holy See of Rome.


I appear my children on this former bank building in Florida, Our Lady Clothed with the Sun.

October 24, 1999


A Prayer for Intimacy with the Lamb, the Bridegroom of the Soul

Oh Lamb of God, Who take away the sins of the world, come and act on my soul most intimately. I surrender myself, as I ask for the grace to let go, to just be as I exist in You and You act most intimately on my soul. You are the Initiator. I am the soul waiting Your favors as You act in me. I love You. I adore You. I worship You. Come and possess my soul with Your Divine Grace, as I experience You most intimately.


Messenger: Include Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center in 6:20 prayers.


October 24, 1999 - First Message

Messenger: What makes a soul happy is to be possessed by God.

Thus Jesus gives us the Prayer for Union with Jesus prayer:


Prayer for Union with Jesus

Come to me, Lord, and possess my soul. Come into my heart and permeate my soul. Help me to sit in silence with You and let You work in my heart.

I am Yours to possess. I am Yours to use. I want to be selfless and only exist in You. Help me to spoon out all that is me and be an empty vessel ready to be filled by You. Help me to die to myself and live only for You. Use me as You will. Let me never draw my attention back to myself. I only want to operate as You do, dwelling within me.

I am Yours, Lord. I want to have my life in You. I want to do the will of the Father. Give me the strength to put aside the world and let You operate my very being. Help me to act as You desire. Strengthen me against the distractions of the devil to take me from Your work.

When I worry, I have taken my focus off of You and placed it on myself. Help me not to give in to the promptings of others to change what in my heart You are making very clear to me. I worship You, I adore You and I love You. Come and dwell in me now.

-God's Blue Book, January 17, 1994


(NOTE: Imprimatur pertains only to the Prayer for Union with Jesus.)


Messenger: The key to happiness is to know and love God more and more, but man is so far from this state for which he was created.

He uses God's name in vain and many deny His very existence.

We, as members of the Shepherds of Christ, have the Mission to help lead the strayed ones home to His Heart, the temple of God. His Heart is referred to in the litany,

Heart of Jesus, sacred temple of God,
Heart of Jesus, house of God and gate of heaven,

To dwell in His Heart is to possess that which we desire, to be possessed more and more by His Infinite Love.

Christ is the Mediator between us and the Father in the Holy Spirit.

And so we are tempted to see with eyes of men, yet we were given a gift at Baptism to see with a wider vision, to be more and more likened to Him, to know more fully in an elevated level of participation in His life. We are to love more deeply as we participate more fully in His loving capacity.

From the Novena of the Holy Spirit:

"Let us be able to love and know more in this elevated state of oneness with our God."

When we love God, we love on a higher level if we love Him for His own sake. It is to love God, just because we love Him.

In the Blue Book messages, God gives us personal love letters so that we will have a more intimate union with Him. Our goal is to be more and more possessed by God. We learn to love God for His own sake as He shares Himself most intimately with us. He pours out His love. The Prayer for Union with Jesus is a key to this deepened relationship with Him. The Prayer Before the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass reiterates this same idea of being possessed by God when we are most one with Him in the Mass.

The Persons of the Trinity exist in perfect oneness.

When experiencing states of deepest oneness with God in ecstasies, He has allowed me to experience great oneness with Him. The transition from this state to the state I live in most of the time is tremendously painful. The transition I experience when He acts on my soul in the rosary is a period of major adjustment for me.

After an experience at Mass one day, I had a meeting with some very holy souls of the Movement. Their lack of oneness was so apparent to me. At Mass He allowed me to see as it should be, the body of Christ enormously united as one in Him, and I cried for several days, and still to this day I suffer, knowing a little how it should be and how it is.

From these experiences of knowing great oneness of being existent in Him at a heightened level, I suffer so for the lack of unity in the body of Christ. I want oneness in the body of Christ as I have experienced oneness in Him.

The Prayer of Jesus before His bitter Passion as recorded in John's Gospel, Chapter 17, was for oneness. The suffering of Jesus was so great in the garden, He sweat Blood.

Jesus wants to instruct men about His ways and share with them great oneness, but many will not listen. They only want to be told things that make them think they are perfect and not in need of instruction.

I received a message yesterday about the body of Christ. More will follow soon.

How we act affects every other person. Every priest celebrating Mass affects the whole body of Christ. We all need to strive to do God's will and strive for personal holiness rooted in deep intimate love for God and all others.


October 24, 1999 - Nursing Home Message -Second Message

Jesus speaks: My chosen souls,

I love you so much. I am with you in your suffering.

Meditate on My Crucifixion and My Resurrection.

Love, Jesus


Messenger: When visiting a nursing home this is a plan you can follow to pray a little part of the rosary with the elderly or sick residents.

What is usually done and tolerated by the elderly folks is one Our Father, five Hail Mary's and another Our Father. The song, A Song from Jesus, can be sung before and after these prayers.

It is desirable to have a big picture of the Resurrection when doing these meditations. Also it is recommended that you have pictures of the Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.


Excerpt from April 16, 1995 rosary from
Rosaries from the Hearts of Jesus and Mary The Resurrection Stained Glass Window

The Resurrection

  1. Jesus: It is in your suffering that you will have immense union with Me.
  1. Jesus: You have come to Me and I am here waiting for you to share this time alone with you. Put your minds at rest and unite ever so closely to My Most Sacred Heart.
  1. Jesus: My power is endless for I am truly here and present in this room with you. Feel the vibrancy of My presence with you. I am Jesus Christ, the Son of the Living God, the resurrected Lord. I live and am present with you this very day.
  1. Jesus: I am totally with you in this room. You do not realize the immense gifts that I give to you.
  2. .Jesus: In Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity, I am present! The risen Lord is with you, My beloved souls, this very day!

(End of April 16, 1995 excerpt.)


Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q:  How do I feel we can more easily keep up with this daily dialogue?


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